Irish History / General Irish History
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|[Boyle, Family] Budgell, Eustace. Memoirs Of The Lives And Characters Of The Illustrious Family Of The Boyle’s. Containing Many Curious Pieces Of English History The Whole Extracted From Original Papers And Manuscripts Dublin, J.Esdall, 1754. 17,3 cm x 11 cm. 268 pages. Original Hardcover. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Spine damaged. Bookblock tight and clean. Needs some attention from a bookbinder. Ex-libris label on pastedown.
Eustace Budgell (19 August 1686 – 4 May 1737) was an English writer and politician.
Keywords: Boyle, Family History, Family Names, Genealogy, Irish Family Names, Irish History
|Brady, C. (Editor) / O’Dowd, M. (Editor) / Walker, B. (Editor). Ulster – An Illustrated History. London, B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1989. 14 cm x 22 cm. 256 pages. With many photographs and maps. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following: Foreword by J.C. Beckett / Ulster before the Normans: ancient myth and early history Charles Doherty / Lordships and invasions: Ulster, 1177-1500 T.E. McNeill / Sixteenth-century Ulster and the failure of Tudor reform Ciaran Brady / Continuity and change: Ulster in the seventeenth century Raymond Gillespie / The political economy of linen: Ulster in the eighteenth century W. H. Crawford / Ulster society and politics, 1801-1921 Brian Walker / Northern Ireland: from birth pangs to disintegration, 1920-1972 Eamon Phoenix / Living with the troubles: Northern Ireland since 1972 David Harkness.
Keywords: History, Irish History, Northern Ireland, Ulster
|Brady, Conor. Up With The Times. Dublin, Gill & Macmillan Ltd, 2005. Octavo. X, 286 pages with illustrations. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following contents:– Editor as Express Train Driver / First Lessons / Earlier Times / ‘It Sure Beats Honest Work’ / In and Out at The Irish Times / The Wider World / The North Went On / The Economy, the Economy, the Economy / The Growing Times etc.
Keywords: 1986 -2002, Charles Haughey, Irish History, Newspaper, politicians
|Briody, Thomas (Tosty). The Road to Avondale. / In the Service of the State. [ The Memoirs of an Irish Forester. Volume 1 and Volume 2]. Edited by Michael Briody. 2 volumes complete. Louth, Choice Publishing & Book Services Ltd., 2009. 21.5cm x 13.8cm. (12) 373, xxiv, 505 pages. Original illustrated softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
At the age of 96, Thomas (Tosty) Briody is one of the oldest foresters in Ireland. To date he is the only Irish forester to write an extensive account of his career in Forestry. In this book, the first volume of his memoirs, he describes the Cavan of his youth and early manhood: the traditional way of life he witnessed passing as well as the harsh years of the economic war, which he spent at home.
Keywords: Irish History
|Brooke, Esq., W.H. Traits and Stories of The Irish Peasantry. With twelve Etchings, and Engravings on Wood. Third Edition, corrected. Two volumes (complete). Dublin/London, William Frederick Wakeman, Simpkin and Marshall, and Rich. Groombridge, 1830-1834. 17.7cm x 11.5cm. X, 235, 372 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.
Volume I includes for example:
Keywords: Irish History
|Brown, Christy. Down All The Days. London, Secker & Warburg, 1970. 14 cm x 20 cm. 266 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Good condition with stronger signs of external wear to the dustjacket. Small tears at corners of cover, and top and bottom of spine. Browning of page-edges. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with solid binding.
“A novel which focuses on a young cripple, his childhood and his coming of age, who acts as a detached observer of life in the slums of Dublin, during the 1940s and 50s.” (Amazon)
Keywords: 20th Century Literature, Irish History, Irish Literature, Novel
|Brunicardi, Niall. John Anderson of Fermoy: The Forgotten Benefactor. Being a Paper Read to the Fermoy Field Club, 23 January 1980, with Illustrations and Further Material Annexed. Fermoy, Eigse na Mainistreach Publications, 1980. 14 cm x 21 cm. VI, 45 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some browning of end pages. Fading along spine. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact staple binding.
Includes the following essays: The Forgotten Benefactor / The Story of the Mail Coach / The Charleston Maltings / The New Town of Fermoy / Provision for Religion / The Bridge Widened / The Post Office / The Military Establishment / The Man of Affairs / Lord Edward / Fermoy’s First Dispensary and Hospital / Schools and Industries / The Banker / Last Known Transaction / Family Man / Summary / Appreciation / Annex A: Anderson to Marsden, letter and accompanying handbill / Annex B: The Anderson Family / Annex C: Minutes of Meeting of Creditors, with biographical notes / Annex D: Obituaries / Annex E: Sa Mhainistir La, and translation One Day in Fermoy / Sources and Further Reading.
Keywords: Cork, Fermoy, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, John Anderson
|Brunicardi, Niall. The Bridge at Fermoy. Fermoy, Eigse Books, 1985. 15 cm x 21 cm. 14 pages including several illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. A couple of faint stains on back cover. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact staple binding. [Fermoy Heritage Series No. 3]
Includes the following sections: The Monastery Ford / The “Great” Earl of Cork / The So-Called Battle of Manning Ford Ends at the Ford of the Monastery / Cromwell’s March / The Death March / The Bridges is Widened / The Modern Bridge / Sources.
Keywords: Cork, Fermoy, Irish History, Irish Local History, Robert Boyle
|[Burke, Edmund]. O’Brien, Conor C. Edmund Burke. Abridged Edition. London, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1997. 15.5 cm x 23 cm. 356 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Ireland 1729-80, America; Zealous Advocate for Liberty, India 1767-90; Trial of Nuncomar, Impeachment before the Lords, and The Burkes and the Catholic Committee.
Keywords: Irish History
|Byrne, Liam. History of Aviation in Ireland. Dublin, Blackwater, 1980. Octavo. 156 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed and inscribed by the author.
Liam Byrne was an acknowledged authority on early flight and flying in Ireland and this book uses that knowledge to explore the history of aviation in the country. He was born and educated in Belfast before moving to Dublin in 1962. There are chapters here on Balloonitics, the Irish Army Air Corps and the story of Aer Lingus. It is well-written and contains some interesting photographs.
Keywords: Irish Aviation History, Irish History
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